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of 250,000. bbc's ben brown is there. >> this is a dusty, desolate place, but still, they flock here in the thousands. somali refugees desperate to escape civil war and now their latest curse, drought. the infants are the weakest of the new arrivals. there's not much of them to measure. >> 100. >> tiny bodies ravaged by malnutrition and dehydration. this nurse from switzerland, every day she saves lives here, but sometimes her patients die and she grieves for them. >> i saw a crowded area. i went there, and the baby was changed. i took, it i tried to do something, but outside, you cannot do anything, so it just died in my arms, and it's really hard. >> so many people are flooding in here. there's not enough food, water, or shelter for them all. relief workers are struggling to cope. >> this camp is growing all the time, becoming increasingly overcrowded and unsanitary as well. aid agencies are stretched to the very limits, and more people are arriving with every day that passes, well over 1,000 of them fleeing from civil war and now from drought as well in their native somalia. no on
, uganda and ethiopia. millions of people have walked nor days to get to a refugee camp in kenya. ben brown has this report. >> among the refugees of this camp, there are hundreds of lost children and orphans. some got separated from their families on the long walk from somalia. others, like abdi salam and his sister, isha, no longer have parents. their father died in somalia's civil war and last month their mother was killed as well. >> it's better here because back in somalia, there was war. we have no relatives there. so we fled here. we now have a foster mother to look after us. >> and the camp's hospital, these children have parents but precious little else. drought and war mean that their bodies have been horribly weakened by malnutrition. and by the time they reached this clinic, it can be too late. the doctors in this kline rick working frantically -- in this clinic are working frantically as they can but they have to register the names in this clinic death book and inside the names of the children who've died recently are registered by date. and on some days, two or even three chil
. the trouble is, they say, the world has not been listening. ben brown, bbc news, the refugee camp on the kenya-somali border. >> and in other news, a french writer says she will file a legal complaint against the former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn, alleging that he tried to rape her. she says it relates to an event in 2002 when she went to interview him in a paris apartment. in response, he will allegedly filed a complaint against her. and there is an apparent attempt to reassert control on monday, a move that comes two days after a huge demonstration against the president. police and soldiers were fighting running battles it. they were throwing stones and blocking roads. military commanders in western libya say they are waiting for an uprising in the capital tripoli before they make their final push to capture the city. , who is in the west that the rebel movement has made the fastest progress against the gaddafi loyalists. we have a report now from the mountains in western libya. >> this. , the magnificent mountain range overlooking the plane that leads to the gaddafi stronghold of trip
walked days to get to the refugee camp in kenya. ben brown has been there for a week. >> among the refugees at this camp, there are hundreds of lost children and orphans. some got separated from their families on the long walk from somalia. others, like abdi and his sister, no longer have parents. their father died in somalia's civil war. last month, their mother was killed as well. >> it is better here. back in somalia, there was war. we have no relatives there, so we fled here. we now have a foster mother to look after us. >> in the camp hospital, these children have parents, but little else. drought and war mean their bodies have been horribly weakened by malnutrition. by the time they reach this clinic, it can be too late. the doctors in this clinic are working frantically to save as many lives as they can. too often, they have to register the names of their patience in this, the "death book." inside, the names of the children who have died recently are registered by date. on some days, two or three children here have lost their fight for life. the causes of their death are
children have died here. >> ben brown on the increasingly difficult and dire situation in northern kenya. now we've got the sport, and gosh, how long does it take to prepare a bid to win the olympic games? >> i remember in london, d-day for the -- >> yes. for the 350, fitting for the -- fitting for the olympic cities. one of the fewest cities bidding in the past few years. people not necessarily wanting to hold the event, but germany, you can see last moverbt the captain and wants to manage a world cup-winning site. part of the munich bid. they are attempting to become the first city to host both . >> pyong change is the third up? >> yes. it's one of their favorites, because they missed out in the second round of voting each time. they are the favorites. un, with these votes, we really don't know what's going to happen. it's all secret. >> ok, kathy. thank you very much indeed. >> you're watching "bbc world news." coming up in a moment, well, we're in sudan. president basheer vows to purge a region of rebels loyal to the south. >> looks like another blow for a border three europe, denmar
on the move. or corresponded ben brown is at a refugee camp at the somali- kenyan border. >> some have walked for days, some four weeks. it is a long, desperate track that comes from villages in somalia all the way to kenya where we are now. we followed when a group of some of the villagers this morning who have been on the road for about five days. the children were barefoot. they have nothing on their feet. the parents have and the water canisters and no food to speak of. even when people get here, the ordeal is not necessarily over because the camp has been so overwhelmed with people. aid agencies are finding it hard to cope. there is a backlog of new arrivals. people are telling us they have to wait for a long time, four days, -- to register and get proper food rations. they are all trying to escape the drought which is, according to the u.n., the worst in about 60 years. it has not rained in this region properly for two years running. this drought, the fear is this could turn into a famine as the world doesn't act very quickly indeed to get more aid resources in here very fast. they are
and babies buried here. families who have come in search of food and water have found death instead. ben brown, "bbc news." >> in other news, reports from sudan say at least 197 people drowned when their boat caught fire and sank in the red sea. it is thought the victims were foreign, illegal immigrants look for work in saudi arabia. only three people have been rescued. four yes, ma'amny nationals who allegedly owned the boat have been arrested. there have been clashes with forces loyal to colonel gaddafi in the east and the mountains on the border. however, local reports suggest neither side is making significant progress at the moment. forces have been reported to have shot six anti-government protesters in the city of hamas. more than 20 residents were arrested on monday in an apparent attempt to reassert control. as the united states edges closer to the possibility that it may default on its borrowing, president obama has said he opposed a short-term solution to the problem and wants, in his words, to do something big. his administration has until the second of august to increase the
and water have found death instead. ben brown, bbc news. >> in other news, reports from sudan say at least197 drowned when their boat caught fire and sank in the red sea. it is thought that the victims were for an illegal workers looking for work in saudi arabia. four yemeni nationals have been arrested. pakistan's un rights commissions has criticized -- for failing to stop organized killings. much of the violence is between organized games with more than 1000 people shot dead since january. the gang enjoyed the patronage of the political parties. un security forces are reported to have shot dead six anti- rs hrnment protestoresr in amas. more than 20 were arrested on monday. india's foreign minister arrived in the bangladeshi capital. he will be holding talks with senior officials to sort out differences along standing issues. success will pave the way for a high-profile visit by the prime minister singh in september. >> india and bangladesh are supposed to be neighbors, but they have the range of contentious issues, raning from sharing waterston demarcation of the boundary in the bay of
of florida, claire mccaskill of missouri, jon tester of montana, ben nelson of nebraska, and sherrod brown of ohio. >>> congressman david wu is confirming that he will not seek reelection next year. this comes as a house ethics committee launches an investigation into an encounter with a teenage girl. there's a report that he left a voice mail at his office accusing him of the unwanted advances. >>> time now 5:19. let's go to sal. he's watching everything including the golden gate bridge. >> we're going to start there because there's a little bit of mist and fog on the bridge there. southbound 101 traffic moves very nicely if you're coming througsouthern marin you shouldn't have any problem. morning commute is going to be okay as well, if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza or to the san mateo bridge toll plaza. both of them are pretty good. then off you go on the san mateo bridge if you're driving to the peninsula. looks pretty good, we're off to a nice start. if you happen to be driving into the south bay any time soon we do have a pretty nice commute there, let's go to steve.
ben nelson of nebraska, and senator sherrod brown of ohio. >>> governor jerry brown has been called to jury duty in alameda county. the governor got the normal instructions call tonight, call tomorrow night and call to find out if he has to serve in the jury. the governor served on a jury 30 years ago. that's when governor brown served as foreman that foreman. >>> so far we're doing good. doesn't mean we're exactly right, just means we haven't had a lot of crashes. this morning on highway 4 we have slow traffic coming up through antioch and also some slow traffic on 680 through pleasant hill. nothing major, 80 still looks pretty good from vallejo to richmond all the way out. there's a back up at the richmond bridge toll plaza heading west. this morning if you're driving in hayward already some bunching up near highway 82. still looks pretty good crossing 880 heading over to the bay shore freeway. this morning's commute looks good on northbound 280. northbound 280 they were clearing an accident, that was on the right hand side. there's a new crash before highway 13. a pe dis pedestri
think the mcconnell plan is more of washington not taking responsibility. >> reporter: fed chairman ben bernanke is urging lawmakers to do something quickly warning failure to do so would be a quote self-inflicted wound with serious consequences. joel brown, cbs news, washington. >>> and new bombshells in britain's tabloid hacking scandal. how it cost the country's top cop his job. >> and casey anthony is now a free woman. what she left with from jail, plus what her lawyers are revealing about death threats. >>> and the latest controversy over airport screening takes a twist. how a tsa agent ended up on the other side of a patdown. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> welcome back. it is 44:2. police have a person of interest in the murder of a young mother whose burned body was discovered in the rockridge neighborhood of oakland. close friends of monica rodas and community activists held a car wish to pay for her funeral and set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. organizers call this case disturbing. >> a human being is dead, burned alive. the bay area community needs to be outraged. we cannot live
. >> reporter: the chairman, ben bernanke is urging lawmakers to do something quickly, warning a failure to do so would be a self-inflict the wound with serious consequences. joel brown, washington. >> president obama and congressional leaders realize that a deal realistically needs to be reached by this friday to have enough time to act on it. >>> later today a -- the driver of a tour bus will be questioned. the bus was traveling from dc to niagara falls at the time. investigators suspect a blownout tire is the cause of the crash. >>> a murder suspect who escaped from a holding cell at dc superior court will be formally charged. james brewer switched his arm bracelet with a man who was about to be released. he was allowed to walk out, but he eventually turned himself in. he now faces additional charges of eluding police. >>> at 4:41, federal officials are making an effort to tackle the increasing number of federal seats. >>> and we are back with the weather first in 2 minutes. ♪ [ female announcer ] sweet honey taste. 80 calories per serving. 40% daily value of fiber. i'm here in the downto
hearing me okay? >> reporter: i'm sorry. hi, wolf. >> i was making the point that ben nelson, the democrat from nebraska, voting with the republicans. scott brown, the republican from massachusetts, voting with the democrats. joe mansion, the democrat from west virginia, voting with the republicans. they all face re-election a year from november. >> reporter: absolutely. there was a handful of three or four people originally that we believed the democrats were going to go for who were republicans who were up for re-election and actually might well have voted with democrats. this is the kind of situation where members of congress are looking at their own personal interest, looking at what's coming down the road, and realizing that, you know, this is an issue that has totally broken through with the public, people are concerned about it, and however you vote, you're definitely going to have to go back to your home state and defend how you voted with people in town halls and on the campaign trail in that election just coming up, wolf. >> so what happens after this what's called a cloture vote
. >> charlie: laura linney is here. ben bradley of the nobody times has called her an actress of emotional transparency. after studying at brown ask julliard she saw the stage like a homing pigeon. it was the film you can count on me that helped elevate her status to a knew lel. here's a look at her career. >> what's your favori year, maryann. >> i guess i don't really have one. >> oh. >> not yet. >> mm-mm. >> we had a great little fling, you know. why push i is that okay? >> yes, sure, okay. you're right. >> so we're still friends. >> mm-mm, sure. >> all right. >> it's the king and the king knows what to do and does it. even when it's odd and daddy will do whatever he has to. it's simple.ñr >>çó hello hi, darling. no, no, i'm not busy. no, far away. right. yes. i'm not quite sure it's going to be possible to get the pope on the phone tonight. yes.ñr yes, i'm sure. he's veryñr good another exorci. >> i've always been open to what you want. >> it's not that, you're the best partner a man's ever d. >> i'mjust not enough, is that it? >> you hadn affair for four years with that shrink tha
ben wedeman and his crew to bring you the latest from the battlefield. still ahead, on tv, cody brown keeps no secrets. >> you've got to meet my family. i'm a polygamist. >> today the brown family went to court to try to get the government off its back. next talks aimed at letting the government borrow more money are headed nowhere. moody says failure to act could hurt the government's credit rating. [ male announcer ] this is coach parker... whose non-stop day starts with back pain... and a choice. take advil now and maybe up to four in a day. or choose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. way to go, coach. ♪ t the motorola expert from sprint. its powerful tools help you work faster and smarter so you can get back to playing "angry birds." it lets you access business forms on the go, fire off e-mails with the qwerty keypad, and work securely around the world so you can get back to playing "angry birds." it's the android-powered phone that mixes business with pleasure. so let's get our work done, america, so we can all get back to playing "angry birds." the motorola expert fr
connell plan is more of washington not taking responsibility. >> reporter: fed chairman ben bernanke is urging lawmakers to do something quickly warning failure to do so would be a, quote, self-inflicted wound with serious consequences. joel brown, cbs news, washington. >> a passenger is in jail today for turning the table on a tsa agent who tried to give her a patdown. 61-year-old was arrested at the phoenix airport saying she refused security screening on thursday afternoon and then she grabbed the female tsa's breasts with both hands. she is facing one count of felony sexual abuse. >>> and this morning we are getting some amazing video of the final space shuttle launch. a passenger on a nearby plane recorded these images 10 days ago. you can see it right there at the bottom and the middle. he started recording when it saw it land from his window. the shuttle is expected to come home on thursday and ends the 30-year program. >>> the u.s. women's soccer team fell short of that world cup title but hear about their next goal as they try to put this devastating loss behind them. >> and it is a c
according to ben will be complete dismissal of the charges. so we will see. they certainly were confident coming out of today. >> brown: sara eisen, laurie levenson, thank you both very much. >> thank you. >> thank you >> lehrer: still to come on the newshour: syrian protestors turn out in force; fannie mae and the banking crisis; and the analysis of shields and gerson. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: wall street finished its best week in more than two years, after getting a lift from june economic data. manufacturing activity increased for the first time in four months, and general motors, ford and chrysler reported double- digit sales increases. the news sent the dow jones industrial average ahead by 168 points to close at 12,582. the nasdaq rose 42 points to close at 2,816. for the week, the dow gained 5%; the nasdaq rose 6%. minnesota's state government was closed for business today. the shutdown began at midnight, after democratic governor mark dayton and republican leaders failed to reach a budget deal. dayton wants to raise taxes on hi
wanted to do. >> the book is "sex on the moon". >> another great one. >> ben mezrich, good to have you on the show. >> tell your mom she's wrong both times but we love her. >> might want to send her flowers. >> i will. >> former prime minister gordon brown speaks out about he and his family were targeted in britain's phone hacking scandal next on "morning joe." ♪ ♪ hey, dad, you think i could drive? i'll tell you what -- when we stop to fill it up. ♪ ♪ [ son ] you realize, it's gotta run out sometime. [ male announcer ] jetta tdi clean diesel. the turbo that gets 42 miles per gallon. ♪ but i did. they said i couldn't fight above my weight class. but i did. they said i couldn't get elected to congress. but i did. ♪ sometimes when we touch ha ha! millions of hits! [ male announcer ] flick, stack, and move between active apps seamlessly. only on the new hp touchpad with webos. >>> welcome back to "morning joe. the bbc reports ruper murdoch has been asked to appear before a committee about the phone hacking allegations. there are new claims this morning that more journalists ma
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